Here is some valuable information about other energy companies who have support funds and hardship grants available for customers who are struggling. If a resident is in debt to their energy supplier, they might be able to get a grant from the supplier to help pay it off.
Here’s a list of energy suppliers who offer grants to their customers:
British Gas Energy Support Fund – apply for a grant on the British Gas Energy Trust website
Scottish Power Hardship Fund – apply for a grant on the Scottish Power Hardship Fund website
Ovo Energy Fund – apply for a grant on the Ovo Energy Fund website
E.ON Energy Fund – apply for a grant on the E.ON Energy Fund website
E.ON Next Energy Fund – apply for a grant on the E.ON Next Energy Fund website
EDF Energy Customer Support Fund – sign up to the priority services register to apply for a grant on the EDF Energy website
Bulb Energy Fund – apply for a grant on the Bulb Energy Fund website
Octopus ‘Octo Assist Fund’ – apply for a grant on the Octopus website
Please note that if residents can’t get a grant from their own supplier, they might be able to get a grant from the British Gas Energy Trust.
– These grants are available to anyone
– you don’t have to be a British Gas customer to be eligible.
You may also be able to access local grants and you can see what’s available in your area on the Simple Energy Advice website.